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2014-09-21 23:02:30

More women than ever today are delaying pregnancy, and statistics show that the average age when women have their first babies continues to rise.

2014-09-09 08:33:03

This First-of-its-Kind, Point-of-Care Test Can Detect Preeclampsia in the First Trimester; Addresses the Global Medical Problem Affecting Pregnant Women and Their Babies HILLSBORO,

2014-05-20 11:54:57

A major new Series of papers, published today [Tuesday 20 May] in The Lancet, presents the clearest picture to date of progress and challenges in improving newborn survival around the world, and sets targets that must be achieved by 2030 in order to ensure every newborn has a healthy start.

2014-05-20 11:15:39

A major new Series of papers, published today [Tuesday 20 May] in The Lancet, presents the clearest picture to date of progress and challenges in improving newborn survival around the world, and sets targets that must be achieved by 2030 in order to ensure every newborn has a healthy start.

2014-05-09 13:54:05

Hurricanes Katrina and Rita may have been responsible for up to half of all recorded stillbirths in the worst hit areas.

2014-04-23 09:47:27

Researchers from the University of Texas Medical Branch and the Stillbirth Collaborative Research Network have identified a link between stillbirth and either restricted or excessive fetal growth.

2014-04-23 09:28:47

When several factors are accounted for, stillbirth may be associated with both severely restricted and excessive fetal growth.

2014-04-16 11:11:04

Pregnant women with chronic hypertension (high blood pressure) are highly likely to suffer from adverse pregnancy outcomes such as preterm delivery, low birth weight and neonatal death, which highlights a need for heightened surveillance, suggests a paper published on bmj.com today.

2014-04-16 10:09:13

Higher maternal body mass index (BMI) before or in early pregnancy is associated with an increased risk of fetal death, stillbirth, and infant death, with women who are severely obese having the greatest risk of these outcomes from their pregnancy.

2014-02-26 23:00:48

In the largest study to link secondhand smoke exposure to adverse fetal impacts, researchers report that secondhand smoking may lead to pregnancy loss, including miscarriage, stillbirth and tubal


Word of the Day
megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.